Chile Peppers, Mulato
Mulato Dried Chili Peppers
Poblano peppers left to ripen to a rich brown color before being dried produce this member of the “holy trinity” of chiles (along with ancho and pasilla). This extra time spent ripening adds to the mulato’s character. While very similar in appearance to the slightly sweet and fruity ancho, mulato chiles have complex notes of coffee, chocolate, and licorice with undertones of cherry and tobacco. They will remain dark brown after soaking, making them ideal for many mole recipes. With a heat rating of 2500 - 3000 Scoville units, these chiles are a great way to add rich flavor with low-moderate heat.